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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  July 11, 2017 (Tue) - August 20, 2017 (Sun)

  
Head of Bodhisattva, Kumtura Caves, China, Otani collection, 7th–8th century

This part introduces art of the Western Regions (Central Asia) from about the 1st to the 10th century, with a focus on Buddhist art. The highlight of this part is the rich variety of works with high artistic and historical significance.

Current exhibit includes:
Head of Bodhisattva, Kumtura Caves, China, Otani collection, 7th–8th century
Head of Bodhisattva,
Tumushuk, China, Pelliot collection, 4th–5th century, Acquired through exchange with Musée Guimet